Coin of Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik
An Umayyad silver coin (dirham) issued by Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik...
Coin of Marwan II
Dirhams (silver coins) minted in the reign of the last Caliph of...
Expansion of Early Islamic Caliphates
This map shows the expansion of the Islamic Caliphates in the 7th...
Imam Husayn Shrine, Karbala
This is a photograph of the Shrine of Imam Husayn (l. 626-680 CE...
Map of the Middle East during the Second Fitna (c. 686 CE)
A map depicting the divisions of the Islamic Empire during the...
North Africa After the Berber Revolt (739-743 CE)
Northwest Africa after 743 CE, when the Umayyad Caliphate had been...
Silver Coin of Umar II
Silver dirham from the reign of Umar II (r. 717 - 720 CE). Minted...
Statue of Abd al-Rahman I in Spain
A statue of Abd al-Rahman I (731 – 788 CE) in Almuñécar, Spain...
Umayyad Conquest, 7th & 8th Centuries CE
Map showing the Umayyad Arab (Islamic) expansion throughout the...
Umayyad Siege of Constantinople 717 CE
The Siege of Constantinople by the Umayyad Caliphate in 717 – 718...
Hisham's Palace in Jericho
Hisham’s Palace is an Umayyad structure that is listed among the...
Siege of Constantinople 717-718 CE - Arab-Byzantine Wars
The forces of the Rashidun Caliphate achieved a decisive victory...